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26/05/2016

Appeal: 175 homes help meet rural housing need

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Gladman Developments has been granted permission for 175 dwellings, including 35 per cent affordable housing, on the edge of the village of Stowupland, Suffolk, as the dwellings would help address a persistent under-delivery in housing supply.

Inspector Paul Jackson agreed that there was enough remaining evidence of a historic field pattern to give a distinctive character to the landscape, which should be respected. But he argued that the intensive level of mechanised agriculture, degree of built form and significant hedge erosion in the wider area reduced the level of sensitivity considerably.

Jackson accepted that a degree of.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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